Minolta AF 35-70mm F4 A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#11161 date: May-31-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:MAF 28-135, MAF 24-105, MAF 28-105, MAF 35-105, Sony 18-70D, Sony SAM 18-55D
price paid:50 EUR (used)
positive:Great small lens, very useful Macro in its metal Prime version, almost SuperMacro. Cheap. Fixed focal. EXTREMELY SHARP!
negative:Short range zoom, discontinued
comment:Very useful, fixed focal. Very good Macro function, almost SuperMacro.Cheap. Fixed focal. EXTREMELY SHARP! Worth of every cents. Very nice for flowers and small objects photograpy. Short focusing minimum distance (ca.30cm)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 185
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.36
  • flare control: 3.80
  • overall: 4.39
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